Joyce Chaplin


Round About the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit
Joyce Chaplin (Fletcher Jones Distinguished Fellow, 2006-07)

With illustrations and maps, a witty and erudite account of the history of circumnavigation and how it has influenced the way we think about the Earth and ourselves. In the first complete account, Joyce Chaplin tells of the outrageous ambitions that inspired men and women to take on the whole planet.